Tag Archive: Wine Institute
•California vintners surveyed by the Wine Institute are reporting a strong 2018 wine grape harvest in both quality and quantity, in line with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s August forecast of 4.1 million tons, up 2% from 2017 and above the historical average of 3.9 million tons.
U.S. wine exports—90% of which hail from California—rose 7.6% by value last year to achieve a record high of $1.61 billion, according to the Wine Institute. Continue reading →Posted in News on February 25, 2016
The Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. (DISCUS) and the Wine Institute have issued a statement advising their members against participating in retailer Kroger’s initiative to allow distributor Southern Wine & Spirits to set its shelf display plans and accept voluntary payment from suppliers to help pay for it. Continue reading →Posted in News on February 16, 2016
•Wine Spectator reports that wineries may get a reprieve from lawsuits filed by a Chicago whistleblower regarding the collection of sales taxes in Illinois. Continue reading →Posted in News on September 14, 2015
•Diageo has renewed distribution links with Charmer Sunbelt Group in a number of key markets. Continue reading →Posted in News on August 31, 2015
DISCUS and the Wine Institute are hailing yesterday’s Congressional vote in favor of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), commonly known as “fast-track” authority, which is expected to facilitate passage of at least two blockbuster free trade deals for the U.S. Continue reading →Posted in News on June 25, 2015